Vol. 50 No. 44
Kristin Mathews
Russell Dorn
Lorene Yue
June 08, 2017

On June 10 and 11, some 6,500 graduates will gather for DePaul University's 119th commencement ceremonies. Three of this year's graduates spoke with DePaul Newsroom about how university studies have prepared them to serve a changing world. Read on to learn more about DePaul's Class of 2017. 

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Articles

Marissa Nelson
June 08, 2017

This spring, a special topics public relations class developed communication campaigns to raise awareness about FOX Sports and Major League Baseball's joint sustainability efforts. The students then presented their ideas to six executives-turned-judges from MLB, FOX Sports and 21st Century Fox, on Monday, June 5.

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Marissa Nelson
June 08, 2017

DePaul University's Department of Geography collaborated with Studio CHI to host NASA's weekend-long Space App Hackathon on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30. Since the event, the entities have collaborated on many other events including a discussion about the Young Lords in Chicago and "Conflict Urbanism," a presentation by guest speaker Juan Saldarriage from Columbia University.

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Rachel Marciano
June 08, 2017

Since the 1990s, Lydia Marsette, now an events and office manager for the Office of Graduate Admission, has volunteered her time at DePaul’s commencement ceremonies to ensure the special guests sitting on stage are wrinkle-free, robed and know where they need to be before the procession begins.

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Chae Wohn
June 08, 2017

Graciela Covarrubias takes the Vincentian question, “What must be done?” to heart. When this third-year student observed her fellow peers having trouble defining DePaul’s mission, she decided to take action. Read on to learn about the Vincentian workshops Covarrubias leads for student organizations at DePaul. 

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Katherine Wilburn and Elizabeth Clements
June 08, 2017

Twenty-eight students from DePaul’s DECA team surpassed a university record by winning 85 awards at the 2017 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference in April. Learn more about the team's success and view a 2017 highlight video.

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Rachel Marciano
May 25, 2017

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#DePaul In The NEWS

June 05, 2017
WTTW

In Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood, a six-pack of microbreweries (and one distillery) attracts locals and visitors alike. "It's really a perfect storm of things happening over the last 10-15 years," says advertising expert Dan Azzaro. The cluster of businesses dubbed "Malt Row" is "building around the cool feel of the neighborhood," he tells WTTW's "Chicago Tonight."

June 04, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Housing Authority's plan to move residents out of housing projects may have unintentionally lowered the city's black population, according to race and housing expert William Sampson. "The only way CHA could track these people was if they were eligible for relocation. If they relocated on their own, CHA couldn't find them. This is thousands and thousands of people," he tells the Chicago Sun-Times.

June 03, 2017
Crain's Chicago Business

Impending changes to federal healthcare law will add even more financial pressure to health systems, Wendy Nutter Epstein, faculty director of DePaul's Jaharis Health Law Institute, tells Crain's Chicago Business. "I think the uncertainty alone of what the laws are going to look like in a week, a month, a year down the road is making it very difficult for hospitals to make decisions and adapt," she says.

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